"Hottel memo" Alien hoax reappears online after 60 years

It seems like some people will believe almost anything as they continue to pursue the so-called "truth" behind Area 51.

Fake virtual girlfriend steals 200K

Oh, the things people will do for a love. One Naperville man wired $200,000 to rescue his online girlfriend from kidnappers before realizing it was all a hoax.

Is Facebook closing down? What do you think?

A spoof news story on Weekly World News has convinced thousands of people that Facebook is to close down altogether on March 15th.

Fail! WaPost writer tricked by Twitter

Washington Post journalist Jonathan Capehart was apparently tricked into writing a political story based on the incessant ramblings of a fake Twitter account.